Sugar bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1806-1811

GUSN

GUSN-265932

Description

Two-handled sugar bowl [a] with cover [b]; Body of sugar bowl is decorated with a freize of flowers, crescent moons, oak leaves and acorns. Both sides engraved with center medallion surrounded by garlands of leaves. One medallion has an engraved "P" in the center. Stepped base, cover has an urn finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
silver (metal)
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

"P" (Engraved)
"A & G. WELLES" (stamped)
"RE to CP" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

265.2

Maker

Alfred & George Welles (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2012.62.2AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)